I was let go from my job of almost 20 years due to Covid-19 – HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

Two Fridays ago - April 24th, 2020 - I got an invite on my office email that simply said, "catch up call with Katy" and then an HR person I had never even heard of let me know that my position had been eliminated and my last day would be April 30th. She gave me …

Things I want my daughter to know as we smash the patriarchy

This was in my daughters art pile from school yesterday. It's not "pretty". It's tough and a little sad but with a tiny smile and achingly beautiful. Just like my girl. I asked her who it was and she immediately said, "OH THAT'S ME". Of course I added the wording, but when I saw her self-portrait …